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Dec 7, 2013 1:30am PST
week's other been on the economy, good news on the jobs front today, a healthcare website that and theinally working struggles that continue away capital.nation's starting with the jobs report, are we seeing the long-awaited recovery everyone is talking about or what, david? >> i think the economy is moving in the right direction, moving slowly but in the right direction. we've had two months with over 200,000 jobs added, the unemployment rate is as low as it's been in the last five years month wasring this across the economy -- manufacturing, construction, it's aate and local so good sign but it's important to remember there's still a lot of people out of work. than one third of the unemployed have been out of work for six months or more and hard time getting hired. gwen: that's one piece of today's news. week's newsof this is about the healthcare act. at the white house today, they are linking the good economic with the finally good news about the healthcare act. is there a connection between rebound in the economy and the healthcare act? >> the link is tha this law all thetually
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> the university of notre dame over the healthcare law's mandate to cover birth control for students and employees. school officials went to court today arguing they are being forced to violate roman catholic teachings, a federal judge dismissed a similar suit last year, saying the it was not yet facing imminent penalties under the law. >> a federal judge has cleared the city of detroit to proceed with its bankruptcy filing and shed up to $18 billion in debt. it's the largest public bankruptcy in u.s. history. the judge turned aside challenges from unions, pension funds and retirees who stand to have benefits cut. later, retiring mayor dave bing called for all parties to work together. >> we have got to start changing the conversation and we can't think that bankruptcy is the worst thing that ever happened to us. it can help us now because it will allow us once again to deal with the things that should have been dealt with over the last 20 or 30 years. the city cannot go forward with the kind of debt and liabilities that we have on our balance sheet. >> >> ifill: detroit's emergency
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm PST
beginning of an important enrollment period for the healthcare law and its battle-scarred federal website. but, for now, the obama administration says it has good news. although performance can still be spotty, things are better than they were. the white house and the nation's top health agency say users shopping for insurance on healthcare.gov are having far more success today than a month ago. the troubled site, officials said, is working nearly 90 percent of the time for consumers, and that today, there were 375,000 people visits by noon. >> we believe we made the important progress that we set out to make by november 30 but as we said in november, and as i said just now, the work continues to make improvements that still need to be made to the website. >> ifill: officials say the site can handle 50,000 users at one time, and up to 800,000 each day. the health and human services department also said the site's so-called "back end," which delivers information to insurers, had been largely repaired. but problems remain. insurance companies remain unhappy. and increased volume could provi
PBS
Dec 10, 2013 2:30pm PST
dementia is at least $600 billion a year. there are fears future demands could overwhelm healthcare services. new treatments are urgently needed. jeff is one of 200 patients testing a diabetes drug injected once a day, which lab tests suggest could slow the progression of alzheimer's. >> if we are to look at the undoing available -- at the funding available for persons with alzheimer's, it is eight times less than what we get for cancer. >> at the summit, more cash will be pledged for dementia research , though we will still be well short of that spent on cancer. the buzz word will be collaboration on a global scale between researchers, drug companies, and governments to push for in the sid new treatments to fight dementia -- ive newoses -- elus treatments to fight dementia. >> turning now back to our top story, the massive memorial held today for nancy left -- four nelson mandela. elouier today, maya anglo spoke to the bbc from her home. >> his day is done. the news came on the wings of a wind reluctant to carry its burden. .elson mandela's day is done >> you appear to be trying to
PBS
Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
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Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)